Capitol View Elementary School



Capitol View Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Capitol View Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 52
K 102
1 86
2 99
3 89
4 75
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Capitol View Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 585 students in grades 1st through 12th. Capitol View Elementary School is the 47th largest public school in Iowa and the 14,367th largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 585
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,367th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 47th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 80th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 11th out of 723

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Capitol View Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 296
(51%)
12,297
(52%)
 Female 289
(49%)
11,558
(48%)

Capitol View Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 298
(51%)
5,743
(24%)
 White 146
(25%)
10,839
(45%)
 Black 82
(14%)
4,084
(17%)
 Two or More 33
(6%)
1,514
(6%)
 Asian 22
(4%)
1,557
(7%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
37
(0%)

Capitol View Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 491
(84%)
16,540
(69%)
 Not Eligible 51
(9%)
6,184
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(7%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Capitol View Elementary School is ranked 8th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Capitol View Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Capitol View Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 671
2006 678
2007 626
2008 596
2009 604
2010 572
2011 531
2012 585

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 11.2
2007 10.7
2008 10.6
2009 11.2
2010 11.8
2011 11.8
2012 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72280178837556
2006 0.27433628318584
2007 0.99520766773163
2008 0.48657718120805
2009 0.76986754966887
2010 0.77622377622378
2011 0.99435028248588
2012 0.91282051282051

Compare Capitol View Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 91.3%
 

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Public PK - 05 585 11.6:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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